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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Collections related to sculpting, painting, drawing, or other visual arts, or related to the art world.

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Morgan Wright papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00176
Abstract Sculptor, Suffragist, Animal welfare advocate. Papers include biographical material, correspondence, writings, postcards, scrapbooks, artwork and photographs of her work as a sculptor; subject files, and memorabilia. Wright's career as a sculptor and her activism are well-documented; personal material is more fragmentary. Topics include art, women's suffrage, women's rights, women companions, birth control, world peace, and animal welfare. Notable correspondents include Florence E. Allen,...
Dates of Materials: 1873-1994

Alida Walsh papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00628

Alida Walsh was an artist, filmmaker, feminist, and professor of film studies. Artwork by Alida Walsh, including copies of her films and other audiovisual media; photographs, slides, color photocopies, writings, and correspondence of and pertaining to her work; and posters, reviews, and press releases for her exhibitions.

Dates of Materials: 1960 - 2000

Alison Bechdel papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00633
Abstract Alison Bechdel is a lesbian cartoonist best known for her comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For. The collection documents her illustrative and written works. It includes extensive drafts, drawings, and notes (referred to by Bechdel as sketches) that formed the basis for her comics from the mid-1980s onwards. Other material includes business correspondence, character and topic development files, manuscript edits, fan mail, interviews, reviews, publicity materials,...
Dates of Materials: 1975 - 2021

Ames family papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00003
Abstract Genealogical and biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, artwork, writings, research, photographs, and printed materials. The bulk of the collection pertains to Blanche Ames Ames, suffragist, birth control advocate, artist, and inventor; her father, Adelbert Ames who was a Civil War general and Provisional Governor of Mississippi during the Reconstruction era; her husband, Botanist Oakes Ames; and their daughter Pauline Ames Plimpton. Also included are papers of Benjamin Butler,...
Dates of Materials: 1812-2017

Angela Shipman Crispin and Egerton L. Crispin bookplate collection

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00022

A collection of bookplates assembled by Angela Shipman Crispin (Smith College, Class of 1908) and Dr. Egerton L. Crispin. The collection consists of bookplates, proof plates (some signed by the engraver) and dealers' catalogs and lists.

Dates of Materials: Approximately 1900 - Approximately 1960

Anne Walker artist book collection

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00114

The collection contains 34 books executed primarily in gouache and pastel by Walker with poetry or lines from various authors living or dead. Poets and writers include Michel Butor, Peter Davison, Emily Dickinson, Edward Kessler, Kenneth Koch, Ron Padgett and Henry David Thoreau. Also included in the collection is correspondence related to the books, exhibition materials, and general publicity on Walker.

Dates of Materials: 1974-2006

Antonio Frasconi collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630361557]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00372

Antonio Frasconi was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (1919), grew up in Montevideo, Uruguay, and lived in the United States from 1945 until his death in 2013. He was recognized largely for his woodcuts. His collection contains correspondence, decorated mailing envelopes, two original prints, exhibition announcements, posters, catalogs and notes, as well as some printed articles about Frasconi.

Dates of Materials: 1960-1990's

Art collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00429

Documents women's participation in, and contributions to, the broad field of art. Contains primarily printed material, plus, correspondence, interviews, notes, photographs, postcards, posters, speeches, and typescripts. The collection documents the lives and work of individual designers, landscape architects, women in the fine arts, as well as the status of women in the arts and organizations of feminist artists.

Dates of Materials: 1857-1988; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

Bernard Childs prints and associated materials

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00247

Bernard Childs (1910-1985) was a painter and printmaker who resided in Paris and in New York, N.Y. The collection includes prints and printed materials on Childs, as well as many notes and descriptive texts by his wife Judith Childs. There also is original artwork, including WWII-era drawings by Childs.

Dates of Materials: 1940 - 2016

Bertrand Dorny collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630361722]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00406
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately twenty-seven printed exhibition catalogs, announcements, sale catalogs, and reproductions of artwork by Bertrand Dorny and Anne Walker (dated 1976-2012, in English and in French). Also a DVD, "Les livres de Bertrand Dorny 1962-2007." There also is correspondence concerning the exhibitions of Anne Walker's and Bertrand Dorny's work at Smith College and Mount Holyoke College (1993-1994), correspondence with Michel Butor (1994), a letter (1994) from Ed...
Dates of Materials: 1976 - 2012

Brooke S. Palmieri prints and ephemera

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00455

Brooke Palmieri describes themselves as "a writer, printmaker, and sculptor working at the intersections of history, memory, and gender-bending alternate realities." Prints and printed ephemera created by Brooke Palmieri, mostly under the name of their company Camp Books. The primary focus of the works is queer history and politics.

Dates of Materials: 2015 - 2023; Majority of material found within 2019 - 2023

Bush-Brown family papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00026

Includes papers of sculptor Henry Kirke Brown; his nephew, sculptor Henry Kirke Bush-Brown; his wife, painter Margaret Lesley Bush-Brown); their daughter, artist Lydia Bush-Brown Head; and sons, Harold Bush-Brown and James Bush-Brown.

Dates of Materials: 1835-1969

Chapelbrook Foundation records

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00029
Scope and Contents The records include correspondence on the work of the foundation, requests for grants from writers and artists and correspondence between the foundation and grant applicants. There is also a report on the first decade of the foundation. Grant recipients included Conrad Aiken (1962), Elizabeth Bishop (1960), Marc Blitzstein (1963), E. E. Cummings (1958), James T. Farrell (1960), Phillip Levine (1968), W.S. Merwin (1966), Tillie Olson (1964-1966), Kenneth Patchen (1961), Kenneth Rexroth...
Dates of Materials: 1953 - 1974

Dard Hunter collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630362449]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00039

Hunter was born in Ohio to a family involved in printing and publishing. Hunter is also known as a papermaker and an authority on the history of papermaking. This collection contains specimens of papers made by Hunter and articles by or about him. Also a copy of: Massachusetts Institute of Technology : Dard Hunter Paper Museum

Dates of Materials: approximately 1915-1954

Documenting Lesbian Lives Oral History Project oral histories

Identifier: SSC-MS-00661
Abstract Documenting Lesbian Lives is a collection of life histories with people who consider themselves to be (presently or at one time) lesbian, queer or bisexual. The project provides a complex and nuanced collective story of American lesbian history and experience. Narrators include grassroots activists and political organizers; educators and academics; musicians, writers, and artists; as well as community and religious leaders. They come from a variety of class, ethnic, racial, social, and...
Dates of Materials: 2010-2020

Dorothea Warren O'Hara scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630350055]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00293

Collection contains a scrapbook of magazine and newspaper clippings about artist Dorthea Wareen O'Hara and her pottery.

Dates of Materials: 1910 - 1973

Dorothy May Anderson papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00374

Dorothy May Anderson taught landscape design at Smith College and contributed to the redesign of the Smith campus prior to joining the war effort in 1943. Her papers contains questionnaires, course material, photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to Anderson's professional and personal life.

Dates of Materials: 1930 - 1993

Douglass Morse Howell collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630362431]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00038
Scope and Contents

The collection includes handmade papers and printed ephemera; a copy ofThe Art of the Book, some hand-bindings by Douglass Morse Howell [8] leaves. Also included is Douglass Morse Howell Papermaker, September 11-October 31, 1987, New York Public Library. 20 p. and two blank books bound by Howell, using his papers; one is signed by him and dated 1968.

Dates of Materials: 1940 - 1968

Elisabeth Telling papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00160

Artist, Traveler, Ethnographer. The Elisabeth Telling Papers include extensive correspondence (1902-36) with her family describing her travels; diaries (1902-65); photographs and slides; writings; and her artwork. Her writings include published articles and her unpublished manuscript, "An Artist In Guatemala." Notable correspondents include playwright Stuart Walker, Sophia Smith Collection Director Margaret Storrs Grierson, sculptor Alice Morgan Wright, and artist Robert Eskridge.

Dates of Materials: 1902-1965

Enid Mark production materials for The Elements

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630361607]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00391
Scope and Contents

The materials include designs, sketches, layouts, typographic and lithographic proofs, films, one lithographic plate, exhibition labels, correspondence, and notes by the artist; approximately 150 items.

Dates of Materials: approximately 2002

Frances Rich papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00129

Sculptor; Director, Smith College Public Relations; and Officer, United States Naval Reserve, World War II. Focuses primarily on her career as a sculptor, with a small amount of material on her work (as student and staff) at Smith College and in U.S. Navy. Material includes correspondence, biographical articles, research files, clippings, exhibit catalogs (sculptures of notable people), posters, scrapbooks, and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1912 - 1988

Frieda Savitz paintings and prints

 Collection — Flat file folder 1: [Barcode: 310183630002706]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00298

Painter and painting instructor. This collection consists of several watercolor paintings and two oversized prints.

Dates of Materials: 1968-1981

George Salter papers

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00004

German-born book designer, illustrator, calligrapher, teacher, and scenic designer who moved to the United States in the mid-1930's. Consists of books designed by George Salter and books reflecting his professional interests (704 items), together with proofs, papers, and ephemera relating to his design projects (2,901 pieces).

Dates of Materials: 1920-1980

Hale family papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00071

Papers consist of biographical material, artwork, artifacts, correspondence, speeches, photographs, writings, and memorabilia created or kept by Hale Family members and their Everett, Beecher, Gilman, Hooker, Perkins, Stowe, and Westcott relatives. Primarily documents the households of Nathan, Sr., and Sarah Preston (Everett) Hale; Edward Everett and Emily (Perkins) Hale; Ellen Day Hale; and Philip and Lilian (Westcott) Hale.

Dates of Materials: 1787 - 1988

Helen Appleton Read papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00127

Art critic; Art historian. Printed material, clippings, letter, illustrations. The collection consists of brochures and calendars produced by Portraits, Incorporated, New York City, 1962-1971; plus one letter, and miscellaneous clippings.

Dates of Materials: 1922-1972

Henry L. Seaver papers

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00041
Scope and Contents

The collection includes Henry L. Seaver's research subject files, personal papers and correspondence including with John E. Burchard, Margaret L. Johnson, Dorothy King, Margaret S. Grierson, photographs and negatives, course notes and lectures and a typescript of a manuscript on witchcraft. Also here included is ephemera from Seaver's press, including wood engravings and copper plates.

Dates of Materials: 1890 - 1975

Hovey Harper collection of Leonard Baskin ephemera

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00427

Leonard Baskin (August 15, 1922 – June 3, 2000) was an American sculptor, illustrator, wood-engraver, printmaker, graphic artist, writer and teacher at Smith College. This collection consists of books, catalogs, and letters related to Baskin that were collected by Hovey Harper and donated by his estate to the Smith College Museum of Art.

Dates of Materials: 1957-1964

Ivan Kaliuznu collection

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00090

Ivan Kaliuznu (also spelled Kaluzhny) was a Russian trained artist and bookbinder who left Russia at the time of the Bolshevik Revolution. This collection contains a ca1930 bible printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, with leather binding by Ivan Kaliuznu, as well as correspondence from Kaliuznu to Irene Dietrich, miscellaneous information on the artist and photographs of George Lazarev and Catherine Breshkovsky.

Dates of Materials: 1919 - 1934

John DePol collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630262474]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00034

DePol is a wood engraver who has worked in commercial printing. The collection contains a selection of DePol's art and print work, articles on him, and correspondence.

Dates of Materials: 1947-2002

Kennedy Family papers

Identifier: CA-MS-01101

The Kennedy Family papers contains materials documenting the lives and careers of Clarence and Ruth Kennedy, faculty in the Smith College Art Department.

Dates of Materials: 1706 - 2006